Honey Gingerbread Men Cookies

Honey Gingerbread Men Cookies
Bite My Cake
  • Prep: 3 hours
  • Cook: 15 minutes


1 1/2cups all-purpose flour
1teaspoon cinnamon
1/4teaspoon ginger
1/4teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2teaspoon finely grated orange zest
1teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2cup butter
2 eggs
1/8cup honey
1/2cup powdered sugar
4teaspoons milk
food coloring


  1. Sift flour with baking soda and spices. Add orange zest, softened butter, honey and eggs. Knead into a dough, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least two hours.
  2. Roll out the dough onto a lightly floured surface or between two sheets of baking paper and cut out shapes using cookie cutters.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 F. Bake for 15 minutes, until lightly browned. Let cool completely.
  4. For the icing, whisk powdered sugar with milk and add food coloring of your own choice. Pipe onto cookies using prepared piping bag.

This recipe from Honest Cooking was posted with permission and originally appeared as Honey Gingerbread Men Cookies on Bite My Cake.